Quad Cities Campus

Welcome to One of America's Best Value Colleges

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Explore undergraduate majors offered at WIU-Quad Cities including several signature programs. Signature programs are noted for their size, unique area of concentration for undergraduate students, or accessibility.

Accelerated and Integrated Programs

Accelerated and Integrated Programs

An Accelerated Baccalaureate degree program allows a student to complete a Bachelor's degree in as little as 3 years. An Integrated Baccalaureate and Master’s degree program provides the opportunity for outstanding undergraduates to earn both degrees in five years.

Honors Program

Honors Program

The Centennial Honors College is an interdisciplinary academic home for academically talented and highly motivated students.

Minors

Minors

Whether you want to broaden your scope of expertise, add a specialization, or explore a field of study, adding a minor is an excellent way to accomplish all these goals.

Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Western Illinois University is the only public university in Illinois to offer cost guarantee for graduate students. We also offer in-state tuition to Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin residents.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs

Western Illinois University offers post-baccalaureate certificates in several disciplines. The certificate programs are administered by the various academic departments as indicated.

Professional Development

Professional Development

The WIU Quad Cities Executive Studies Center provides seminars and short courses designed to enhance and expand the effectiveness of those who participate and to provide a real ROI for the companies they represent.

Academic Advising

Academic Advising

On this site, you will find reminders of important meetings and deadlines as well as information to help with analyzing interests and abilities, choosing a major, changing majors, selecting courses, meeting requirements, and succeeding academically at WIU.

Academic Success Services

Academic Success Services

The Office of Student Affairs will help you find information about services designed to help you succeed at WIU-Quad Cities.

Distance Learning

Distance Learning

Western Illinois University, through the School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach, proudly offers a vast array of learning opportunities.

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Study Abroad allows students to complement and enhance their classroom instruction by experiencing the culture and language of a host country. Through the Office of Study Abroad and Outreach, students can participate in a wide variety of educational programs located in more than 60 countries worldwide .

Resources

US Bank Writing Center

The WIU-QC US Bank Writing Center serves the entire Quad Cities campus community, including students, faculty, staff, BHC students, and alumni. Professional writing consultants and instructors (Masters+) provide assistance with any writing project, both process and product, in order to help everyone become more effective writers.

Apply Now! Tuition reduction for all new undergraduate students!

Learn more about the Fall 2016 tuition reduction.

Recognitions

The Princeton Review: Named 2015 Best College in the Midwest

For 11 consecutive years, U.S. News and World Report has named Western Illinois University a "Best Midwestern University" and for 12 years, The Princeton Review has named WIU a "Best Midwestern College." Learn more...


For the seventh consecutive year, WIU has been named a "Military Friendly School." The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus - "2016 G.I. Jobs Guide to Military Friendly Schools," Victory Media.


For the sixth consecutive year, WIU has been selected as a "Best for Vets College" by Military Times EDGE magazine. Western, ranked 15th, is the only Illinois public university in the Top 25.